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The Bridge of the Gods. a Romance of Indian Oregon., Balch, Frederic Homer.
1 Balch, Frederic Homer. The Bridge of the Gods. a Romance of Indian Oregon.
Binfords & Mort, Portland. 1965 33rd imprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A novel about Indian Oregon Country which accurately portrays Northwestern Indian Life, customs, and legends. Thirty-third printing. 318 pages. Price clipped dust jacket. Small chip near spine area on front of dust jacket. Dust jacket and book are in Near Fine condition. No names. Writing , or marks. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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American Dreams. the United States Since 1945., Brands, H. W.
2 Brands, H. W. American Dreams. the United States Since 1945.
Penquin Group, N. Y. 2010 1594202621 / 9781594202629 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
A First edition signed by the author, H. W. Brands, on the half title page. Signed only - no other names, marks, or writing. Noted historian H. W. Brands writes of our nation's history from the A-Bomb (1945) to the iphone. This book was signed at Book People in Austin, Texas during his book tour. 420 pages, notes, index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 89.00 USD
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Jamestown 1544-1699., Bridenbaugh, Carl.
3 Bridenbaugh, Carl. Jamestown 1544-1699.
Oxford University Press, N. Y. 1980 0195026500 / 9780195026504 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. The author Carl Bridenbaugh is one of the foremost authorities on America's colonial period. Here he tells the history of America's origins in Jamestown. 199 pages, notes, appendices, index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. No names, writing, or marks. ; Standard Book Size 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade 1783-1829., Brighton, Ray.
4 Brighton, Ray. Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade 1783-1829.
Peter E. Randall, NH. 1986 0915819090 / 9780915819096 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
First Edition hardcover published by the Portsmouth Marine Society. The book is largely devoted to the biographies of the 203 three-masted ships built in the Port between 1783 and 1829. Illustrations, some color plates. 247 pages, bibliography and index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; 7 1/4 in. x 10 1/4 in. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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Charlevoix's Louisiana. Selections from the History and the Journal., Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier De. Charles O'Neill, editor.
5 Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier De. Charles O'Neill, editor. Charlevoix's Louisiana. Selections from the History and the Journal.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge. 1977 087102504 Reprint Hardcover Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Reprinted in a hardcover format in 1977 for the Louisiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761) was a French Jesuit traveler and historian that traveled in the interior of America in the first third of the 18th century. His writings cover in detail the only full description of the interior of America during this time. 257 pages, index. This book contains reproductions of maps found in the "History and General Description of New France". The fold out map (17 1/2 in. X 13 1/2 in. ) is present in this book and is in fine condition, plus eight full pages of map reproductions. The book is bound in a dark brown leatherette with gold titles on the front and spine. No dust jacket as issued. No names, writing, or marks. Very difficult to find in this condition. Book is in Fine condition.; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 129.00 USD
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A Time for Freedom. What Happened when in America., Cheney, Lynne.
6 Cheney, Lynne. A Time for Freedom. What Happened when in America.
Simon & Schuster, N. Y. 2005 1416909257 / 9781416909255 Softcover Edition Softcover As New with No dust jacket as issued 
Softcover Edition signed by the author, Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney. The important events, by year, with a brief history of the event. 292 pages, bibliography, index. Book is in Fine, as new, condition. ; 5 in. x 8 3/4 in. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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The Journal of Samuel Curwen, Loyalist. (2 Volumes) ., Curwen, Samuel. ( Andrew Oliver, editor) .
7 Curwen, Samuel. ( Andrew Oliver, editor) . The Journal of Samuel Curwen, Loyalist. (2 Volumes) .
Harvard University Press, Cambridge. 1972 674483804 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
In 1775, Curwen, a Salem merchant, fled the harassment incurred by his loyalist activities to England. He kept this journal while in England during the years 1775 to 1784. Curwen's diary is a valuable source of English social history for this period. Two volumes, 1083 pages total. Books have very minor small smudges on top edge (Vol. I) and bottom edge (Vol. II) . Dust jackets and books are in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Seventy-Five Years in California, 1831-1906. a History of Events and Life in California: Personal, Political, and Military; under the Mexican Regime; During the Quasi-Military Government of the Territory by the United States, and after the Admission of Th, Davis, William Heath. Douglas S. Watson and John Howell, editors.
8 Davis, William Heath. Douglas S. Watson and John Howell, editors. Seventy-Five Years in California, 1831-1906. a History of Events and Life in California: Personal, Political, and Military; under the Mexican Regime; During the Quasi-Military Government of the Territory by the United States, and after the Admission of Th
John Howell, San Francisco. 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Edition. 1929. Limited edition of 2250. Facsimile of the newspaper "The Californian", of March 15, 1848 is present (first to mention gold discovery at Sutter's Mill) . Hardcover. Size: 7 1/4 in. X 10 1/4 in. 422 pages, appendix, bibliography, index. The editors, Watson and Howell, added illustrations and new material to the authors book, "Sixty Years In California", Zamarano 80 #27 ( the author had contemplated adding the new material before his death in 1909 and had already chosen the title, "Seventy-Five Years In California, 1831 - 1906") . Editor Watson added the index and a historical foreword. Editor Howell provided the Publisher's Preface. No dust jacket. Book does not have any names, writing, or marks. Original blue cloth binding with gilt seal of the State of California on the front and gilt titles on the spine. Book has fraying to the cloth one the spine and light fraying to the edges and corners. Binding is tight and book is straight. Book is now protected by an archival mylar dust jacket. Book is in Very Good condition. Howes D136.; 7 1/4 in. x 10 1/4 in. 
Price: 149.00 USD
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A Collection of the Facts and Documents Relative to the Death of Major General Alexander Hamilton., editor Of The Evening Post. Winfrey, Dorman H. , editor.
9 editor Of The Evening Post. Winfrey, Dorman H. , editor. A Collection of the Facts and Documents Relative to the Death of Major General Alexander Hamilton.
Shoal Creek Publishers, Austin. 1972 Facsimile edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A facsimile reprint of 1804 edition. Introduction by Dorman H. Winfrey, Texas State Library Director. 238 pages. Uncommon in dust jacket. No names, writing, or marks in book. Dust jacket and book are in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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New Lands, New Men. America and the Second Great Age of Discovery., Goetzmann, William H. (Signed)
10 Goetzmann, William H. (Signed) New Lands, New Men. America and the Second Great Age of Discovery.
Texas State Historical Association, Texas. 1995 Reprint (First Edition by this publisher) Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The third and final work about Americans and exploration (Fred H. And Ella Mae Moore Texas history reprint series) . Signed by the author with the statement "Have A Good Holiday" in his hand writing - signed only not to anyone. No other names, wring or marks. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. 528 pages, notes, index.; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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The American Conflict: A History Of The Great Rebellion In The United States of America, 1860-'64(5). It' s Causes, Incidents And Results: Intended To Exhibit Especially Its Moral And Political Phases, With The Drift And Progress Of American Opinion Respe, Greeley, Horace.
11 Greeley, Horace. The American Conflict: A History Of The Great Rebellion In The United States of America, 1860-'64(5). It' s Causes, Incidents And Results: Intended To Exhibit Especially Its Moral And Political Phases, With The Drift And Progress Of American Opinion Respe
O. D. Case & Co. , Hartford. 1864 & 1866 Volume I (1864) First Edition Vol II (1866) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Complete restoration by a professional bookbinder. One-half new leather spine (natural leather) with raised bands (4) with gold titles on black. The rest of the restoration is using the original natural leather boards and endpapers. A very early history of events leading up to the U. S. Civil War written by Horace Greeley (1811-1872) , founder of the New York Tribune newspaper and presidential candidate in the election of 1872. Greeley died before the electoral votes were counted - not knowing he had lost in a landslide. Greeley was not a friend of Grant or Lincoln but opposed slavery and supported the cause of the American Civil War. Out of this grew his book -The American Conflict - which is a history of events leading up to the Civil War as well as a history of the war itself from the side of the Union point of view. Volume I (1864) is a First Edition and has 648 pages plus many maps and illustrations. Volume II (1866) has 782 pages, also, with a multitude of illustrations and maps. Both volumes of this important early work of the Civil War are in Very Good condition. Rare in this condition. ; Each Volume 7 in. x 9 3/4 in. 
Price: 995.00 USD
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Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States 1528-1543., Hodge, Frederick W. and Theodore H. Lewis.
12 Hodge, Frederick W. and Theodore H. Lewis. Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States 1528-1543.
The Texas State Historical Assoc. , Austin. 1984 0876110715 / 9780876110713 Limited Facsimile Edition 1/4 Leather Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
This special limited edition includes a facsimile of , THE NARRATIVE OF ALVAR NUNEZ CABECA DE VACA, edited by Frederick W. Hodge; THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF HERNANDO DE SOTO BY THE GENTLEMAN OF ELVAS, edited by Theodore H. Lewis; and THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF CORONADO, BY PEDRO DE CASTANEDA, edited by Frederick W. Hodge. 411 pages. This is a limited edition of 100 copies. This copy is not numbered. Fold out maps are not present in this volume and it is priced accordingly. No dust jacket as issued. Quarter bound in genuine leather with slip case. Book and slip case are in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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We Came Naked and Barefoot. the Journey of Cabeza De Vaca Across North America., Krieger, Alex D. Krieger, Margery H. , editor.
13 Krieger, Alex D. Krieger, Margery H. , editor. We Came Naked and Barefoot. the Journey of Cabeza De Vaca Across North America.
University Of Texas Press, Austin. 2002 0292743505 / 9780292743502 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A First Edition in hardcover of the trek across the American continent that erases the flaws of previous works. A very well researched and scholarly account of Cabeza De Vaca trek across the North American continent in the early 16th century. Thomas R. Hester wrote the foreword and afterword. 318 pages, references, author index and subject index. Previous owner has placed a label with his address behind the front dust jacket flap on the back of the front of the book. Otherwise, the dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. No other writing or marks. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Battle of Camden South Carolina, August 16, 1780., Landers, Lieut. Col. H. L.
14 Landers, Lieut. Col. H. L. The Battle of Camden South Carolina, August 16, 1780.
United States Government Printing Office, Washington. 1929 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
A First Edition printed only in soft cover. This battle was a major victory of the British in the southern theater of the American Revolutionary War. Illustrations. 65 pages, bibliography. No names, writing, or marks in book. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 6 3/4 in. x 10 in. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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The Devil in the White City. Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America., Larson, Erik.
15 Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City. Murder, Magic, and Madness At the Fair That Changed America.
Crown Publishers, N. Y. 2003 0609608444 / 9780609608449 First Edition is stated on the copyright page Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. National Book Award Finalist, and, winner of the Edgar Award for best fact crime. A well documented study of the Chicago World's Fair from its inception to completion. Includes a fascinating tale of H. H. Holmes and the murders he committed. 447 pages, notes and sources, bibliography, index. No names, writing, or marks. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Patriarchial Plantations of St. Simons Island., Lewis, Bessie.
16 Lewis, Bessie. Patriarchial Plantations of St. Simons Island.
Privately Published. 1974 First Edition Softcover Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Historical sketches by Mildred Huie. Pages are not numbered. Stapled softcover. Book is in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Black Range Tales. Chronicling Sixty Years of Life and Adventure in the Southwest., McKenna, James A.
17 McKenna, James A. Black Range Tales. Chronicling Sixty Years of Life and Adventure in the Southwest.
New York. Wilson-Erickson, Inc. , 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tales of early life in the American West. Introduction by Shane Leslie, nephew of the author. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts by Howard Simon. 300 pages. No dust jacket. No names, writing, or marks. Original black cloth hardback with red titles on front and spine. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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The Mississippi Valley Historical Review. a Journal of American History. March 1961., Mississippi Valley Historical Association.
18 Mississippi Valley Historical Association. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review. a Journal of American History. March 1961.
The Mississippi Valley Historical Assoc. , Louisiana. 1961 First Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Volume XLVII, No. 4, March 1961. Articles by various authors on American History. Book reviews, book notes, commentaries and publisher advertising. 6 3/4 in. X 10 in. Moderate wear to the edges of cover. Paperback. Book is in Very Good condition. ; 6 3/4 in. x 10 in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Memoirs of James Morris of South Farms in Litchfield., Morris, James.
19 Morris, James. Memoirs of James Morris of South Farms in Litchfield.
Aline Brothier Morris Fund, N. Y. 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Edited by his grandson, Robert Clark Morris. Morris, Connecticut was named after James Morris , soldier and legislator. His memoirs, written in 1813-1817 besides depicting life as it was lived in a small Connecticut town also was characteristic of all New England of that period. No dust jacket. Original dark blue cloth hardback is in Near Fine condition.; 5 in. x 7 1/2 in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Coshocton County Centennial History, 1811 - 1911., Nicholas, S. H.
20 Nicholas, S. H. Coshocton County Centennial History, 1811 - 1911.
Original Edition Published By Coshocton County Centennial Commission. 1984 1984 Reprint of 1911 Edition Softcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
This is a privately published reprint of the 1911 edition of Coshocton County Centennial History, 1811 - 1911. Many pictures from the original edition are reproduced but lack clarity because of the copy process. An index has been added to this new edition. 75 pages plus index. Two lines have been highlighted at the back of the book. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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